Stephen C. Glade

Patent Attorney, Lawrence Berkely National Laboratory

Stephen joined Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as a Patent Attorney in 2012.  His prior legal experience includes working as an associate at a patent prosecution boutique firm in Oakland and serving as a judicial extern for the Honorable Claudia Wilken of the United States District Court of Northern California.

Stephen works with Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research, Accelerator and Fusion Research, Nuclear Science, Physics and Materials Sciences Divisions to prepare and prosecute U.S. and foreign patent applications in the fields of materials science, semiconductor technology, instrumentation and software. He also serves as lead patent counsel for the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), one of the largest facilities in the world dedicated to accelerating scientific discovery through computation. Before pursuing a career in law, Stephen studied metallic glass-forming alloys at the California Institute of Technology, worked as a research scientist at a small powder metallurgy company, and served as a postdoctoral fellow at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.  Stephen has authored numerous scientific publications and has presented his research at several scientific conferences.

Stephen is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Bachelor of Materials Engineering), the California Institute of Technology (M.S. and Ph.D., Materials Science), and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D.). He is a member of the California bar and is registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.